Return to Evergreen—Lake Quinault Trip

Take an all-inclusive getaway to the Olympic Peninsula.

Venture into the beautiful Olympic National Forest on Sunday, November 5 for a rare look at this remote region.

You will explore the intersection of indigenous communities, public land, and climate change on this truly unique excursion led in partnership with the Longhouse and Evergreen faculty.

Relax on a comfortable charter bus with alumni, family, and friends, dine on lunch of local caught salmon, and escape the ordinary with a field trip unlike any you've experienced before.


9 am

Depart Evergreen

Enjoy coffee and treats while you mingle with fellow alumni, family, and friends.

11 am

Arrive at Lake Quinault Lodge

Quinault Tribal Ambassador Harvest Moon will greet you in the lobby for an intimate storytelling session. Enjoy refreshments while she sheds light on the history and culture of her people.

12 noon

Salmon feast served in the lodge ballroom

During lunch, dive into the history of the region with Quinault tribal member and Evergreen alumna Stefanie Weber ’17.

1:30 – 3:30 pm

Break-out sessions

Choose one of these sessions

  • Hike in the Olympic Rain Forest with a U.S. Forest Service Guide on the Maple Glade Trail
  • Seminar on Unlikely Alliances with faculty member Zoltan Grossman

4 pm

Depart Lake Quinault Lodge

Relax on the comfortable ride home as you sample craft beverages and snacks.

6 pm

Arrive at The Evergreen State College